Archive for January 28, 2010
Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Two major astronomical events fall within 10 hours of each other tonight. First, the planet Mars – the world most like Earth in our solar system – reaches opposition at 8 p.m. London time tonight. Second, the closest full moon of the year comes tomorrow at 6 a.m. London time – that’s around midnight tonight for us in the central U.S. What’s more, the moon is close to Mars tonight. Everyone around the world can expect ... Full Story
February 19, 1942 – January 21, 2010 Doug Nichols, Ph. D., paleontologist and Berthoud resident, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 21, 2010, at the age of 67. Born in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Kenneth C. and Beatrice O. Nichols. Doug lived in Long Island, N.Y. and New Jersey while growing up. Since settling in Berthoud in 2005, Doug enthusiastically embraced life here in Berthoud. He made so many friends in the short time he lived here and thoroughly enjoyed the ... Full Story
Berthoud Town Forum is open to any individual to comment on all aspects of life in Berthoud. It is strictly an on-line forum. Citizens First is a civic group and speaks as an organization with a platform that is decided by the consensus of its members. Jen Rotar and Dorian Ryan Tacy, Co-founders of Berthoud Town Forum and members of Citizens First.
The League of Women Voters of Larimer County will hold a meeting to share ideas on sustainability on Feb. 8, at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and at 7 - 9 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Foothills Unitarian Church located at 1815 Yorktown Ave. in Fort Collins, just off Drake Road. The public is invited to attend. The League will discuss a definition of sustainability that will include balancing the environment with economic and social needs. It is recognized that current decisions of public policy ... Full Story
Citizens First is holding an organizational meeting at the Jumping Bean Coffee Shop and Restaurant this evening, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and learn about Citizens First. The planned agenda: Citizens First 2010 Organizational meeting Welcome Restate Citizens First mission and areas of Interest Define the differences between Citizens First and Berthoud Town Forum Importance of attending Town meetings Announce Board vacancies 2009 Accomplishments 1) Creation of based ... Full Story